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07.10.2014 | | Posted at 01:10 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Oconomowoc’s Theatre on Main is opening its production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice favorite Evita this weekend. The musical that brought the world Don’t Cry For Me Argentina has been around since it debuted as a concept album in 1976. The beloved musical about the famed First Lady of Argentina in the mid 20th century lends itself to a community theatre production this summer just as th...
03.31.2012 | | Posted at 06:16 AM

Racine’s Theatre On Main Looking to Cast for a Summer Production of RENT

By Russ Bickerstaff
Doubtlessly one of the biggest contributions of the ‘90’s to the world of popular stage musicals, RENT has maintained a great deal of momentum over the years. The problem with any big-budget staging of the show is the fact that professional Equity stage actors lack the kind of stage presence the show seems to be reaching for. There’s kind of a wild, young scattered feel about the show tha...
11.16.2011 | | Posted at 03:24 PM

Oconomowoc’s THEATRE ON MAIN looking to cast for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Oconomowoc’s Theatre On Main will be staging a production of Beauty & the Beast Junior this coming February and they’re looking to cast it this month. This would be the stage adaptation of the musical based on the animated feature from the early ‘90’s. Theatre On Main is a relatively well-funded community theatre, the press release regarding the auditions promises well-developed prod...
11.01.2011 | | Posted at 07:38 AM

Auditions for upcoming Christmas Show with Theatre On Main

By Russ Bickerstaff
The idea of Christmas in small town America is absurdly romantic. Precisely why it’s absurdly romantic is anyone’s guess. And as sweet as the idea of the holidays in small town Midwestern America are . . . Oconomowoc’s Theatre On Main makes the idea that much sweeter by performing a tribute to New York this Christmas. Those interesting in braving the near lethal doses of small town quaint...
07.06.2011 | | Posted at 05:30 PM

Two Different Companies looking to cast for two different shows

By Russ Bickerstaff
Mid way through this month there are a couple of shows looking to cast for the upcoming season. First off, Pink Banana Theatre has announced its show this November—they will be doing a production of Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone. On the whole Ruhl’s stuff is pretty forgettable, but this play looks uncharacteristically promising. The idea is that a woman is in a quiet café when a s...
07.05.2011 | | Posted at 09:46 AM

Theatre On Main Stages CABARET

By Russ Bickerstaff
I’m seeing three musicals the weekend after next. THREE. And although this is quite a few to be opening on the same week, there are always more shows opening-up just a bit further out. The same weekend that Sunset’s Drowsy Chaperone, Off The Wall’s Aspects of Love and Bad Example’s Cannibal open up, there’s a classic with a much bigger name than all of these opening in O...